Canon PowerShot A300 Specs

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Canon PowerShot A300

Part Number: 8402A001

General

  • Depth
    1.5 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    3.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    3300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    3200000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.7"
  • Digital Zoom
    5.1 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    5
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Point-and-shoot highlights
    Video capture ability adds convenience for the user.
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Display

  • Display Format
    67,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 50
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    stitch assist
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Low Sharpening, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, fluorescent light (daylight), tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    7.9 in - 6.6 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.6
  • Min Focal Length
    5 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    33 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    7.9 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    2 in - 8 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Group Qty
    5
  • Element Qty
    5
  • Features
    aspherical lens

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, wrist strap

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    real-image
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - real-image

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash
  • Included Memory Card
    16 MB CompactFlash
  • Image Storage
    Super-fine JPEG 2048 x 1536: 8 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 2048 x 1536: 16 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 2048 x 1536: 32 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 1600 x 1200: 14 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 1600 x 1200: 26 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 1600 x 1200: 52 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 1024 x 768: 25 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 1024 x 768: 46 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 1024 x 768: 84 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 640 x 480: 58 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 640 x 480: 94 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 640 x 480: 165 - with 16MB card
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 15 fps - 30 sec - max clip duration
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps - 180 sec - max clip duration
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps - 180 sec - max clip duration
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 15 fps - 14 sec - with 16MB card
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps - 44 sec - with 16MB card
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps - 118 sec - with 16MB card

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.2 frames per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    None
  • Features
    AE/FE lock, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Software

  • Type
    ArcSoft PhotoImpression, ArcSoft VideoImpression, Canon ImageBrowser, Canon PhotoRecord, Canon PhotoStitch, Canon Remote Capture, Canon ZoomBrowser EX, Drivers & Utilities

Battery

  • Required Qty
    2
  • Technology
    alkaline
  • Battery Type
    AA - alkaline - standard form factor
  • Details
    2 x AA alkaline battery (included)

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows 2000, MS Windows ME, MS Windows XP

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon PowerShot
  • Model
    A300
  • Localization
    English
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.2 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 50
  • ISO (Max)
    400
  • Digital Zoom
    5.1 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Low Sharpening, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
  • Flash Terminal
    None
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    AE/FE lock, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    stitch assist

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, fluorescent light (daylight), tungsten light

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    5

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    3.2 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.7"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    9.4 mm (1/2.7")
  • Total Pixels
    3300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    3200000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    1.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    3.8 cm
  • Display Format
    67,000 pixels

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Form Factor
    CompactFlash Card
  • Included Memory Card Capacity
    16 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PictBridge support

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    real-image

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.3 in
  • Depth
    1.5 in
  • Height
    2.3 in
  • Weight
    0.44 lbs

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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